Baker City, Oregon

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| county_map = Or-baker.png
 
| county_map = Or-baker.png
 
| state = Oregon
 
| state = Oregon
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| latd  = 44.777
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| longd = -117.833
 
| founded year = 1863
 
| founded year = 1863
 
| seat wl = Baker City
 
| seat wl = Baker City
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''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''  
 
''This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see [[Baker|Baker]]''  
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Baker City Information  ===
 
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*Geographic location [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Baker%20City,+Oregon Google]
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*[http://www.wikimapia.org/#lat=44.77&lon=-117.83&z=13&l=0&m=b&search=Baker%20City%2C%20Oregon Wikimapia]
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*GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
 
*GNIS ID #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1167694 1167694]
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Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
 
Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.  
  
Baker City is the county seat of [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] since 1875.  
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{{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}} Baker City is the county seat of [[Baker County, Oregon|Baker County]] since 1875.  
{{Wikipedia|Baker City, Oregon}}
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=== Nearby Cities  ===
 
=== Nearby Cities  ===
  
*To the west: [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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{{Geographic Location
*To the north: [[Haines, Oregon|Haines]], [[Muddy Creek, Oregon|Muddy Creek]], [[Rock Creek, Oregon|Rock Creek]], [[North Powder, Oregon|North Powder]] (just across county line in [[Union County, Oregon|Union County]])  
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|Centre = Baker City, Oregon
*To the east: [[Richland, Oregon|Richland]], [[Keating, Oregon|Keating]], [[Carson, Oregon|Carson]], [[Halfway, Oregon|Halfway]], [[Pine, Oregon|Pine]] (east), [[Oxbow, Oregon|Oxbow]], [[Robinette, Oregon|Robinette]]  
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|North = [[Haines, Oregon|Haines]], [[Muddy Creek, Oregon|Muddy Creek]], [[Rock Creek, Oregon|Rock Creek]], [[North Powder, Oregon|North Powder]] (just across county line in [[Union County, Oregon|Union County]])
*To the south: [[Durkee, Oregon|Durkee]], [[Huntington, Oregon|Huntington]], [[Sumpter, Oregon|Sumpter]], [[Bourne, Oregon|Bourne]], [[Granite, Oregon|Granite]], [[Greenhorn, Oregon|Greenhorn]], [[Hereford, Oregon|Hereford]], [[Unity, Oregon|Unity]], [[Pleasant Valley, Oregon|Pleasant Valley,]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] and [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] Counties (as driving goes)
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|Northeast =
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|East = [[Richland, Oregon|Richland]], [[Keating, Oregon|Keating]], [[Carson, Oregon|Carson]], [[Halfway, Oregon|Halfway]], [[Pine, Oregon|Pine]] (east), [[Oxbow, Oregon|Oxbow]], [[Robinette, Oregon|Robinette]]  
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|Southeast =
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|South = [[Durkee, Oregon|Durkee]], [[Huntington, Oregon|Huntington]], [[Sumpter, Oregon|Sumpter]], [[Bourne, Oregon|Bourne]], [[Granite, Oregon|Granite]], [[Greenhorn, Oregon|Greenhorn]], [[Hereford, Oregon|Hereford]], [[Unity, Oregon|Unity]], [[Pleasant Valley, Oregon|Pleasant Valley,]] [[Grant County, Oregon|Grant]] and [[Malheur County, Oregon|Malheur]] Counties (as driving goes)
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|Southwest =
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|West = [[Pocahontas, Oregon|Pocahontas]], Pine (west), [[Wingville, Oregon|Wingville]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
Baker County Public Library  
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[http://www.bakerlib.org/ Baker County Public Library]<br>2400 Resort Street <br>Baker City, OR 97814 <br>[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-County-Public-Library-Baker-County-Library-District-Oregon/58764230151#!/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-County-Public-Library-Baker-County-Library-District-Oregon/58764230151 Facebook]
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|175158|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
 
==== Baker City Chinese  ====
 
==== Baker City Chinese  ====
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.781942,-117.807566&spn=0.001809,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.781942,-117.807566&spn=0.001809,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867977 Hometown Locator] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867977 Hometown Locator] map  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2156345&CScnty=2205& Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2156345 Findagrave.com]
  
 
==== Mount Hope  ====
 
==== Mount Hope  ====
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{{coord|44.7657086|-117.8193848}}
  
 
*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*[http://www.oregongravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=47 Oregon Gravestone Photo Project]  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery,+Baker+City,+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.765688,-117.8197&spn=0.014473,0.027637&t=h&z=15 Google] map  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery,+Baker+City,+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.765688,-117.8197&spn=0.014473,0.027637&t=h&z=15 Google] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1164117 Hometown Locator] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1164117 Hometown Locator] map  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=39167&CScnty=2205&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=39167 Findagrave.com]
  
 
==== St. Frances de Sales Catholic  ====
 
==== St. Frances de Sales Catholic  ====
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.78961,-117.833991&spn=0.001808,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Mount+Hope+Cemetery+Baker+County+Oregon&ie=UTF8&start=10&ll=44.78961,-117.833991&spn=0.001808,0.003455&t=h&z=18 Google] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867987 Hometown Locator] map  
 
*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1867987 Hometown Locator] map  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2252753&CScnty=2205&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2252753 Findagrave.com]
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== Assemblies of God  ====
 
==== Assemblies of God  ====
  
===== Baker City =====
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Baker City  
  
 
==== Baptist  ====
 
==== Baptist  ====
  
===== Calvary Baptist =====
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Calvary Baptist  
  
===== Elkhorn Baptist =====
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Elkhorn Baptist  
  
===== First Baptist =====
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First Baptist  
  
 
==== Bible Fellowship  ====
 
==== Bible Fellowship  ====
  
===== Baker Bible Fellowship =====
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Baker Bible Fellowship  
  
 
==== Christian Church  ====
 
==== Christian Church  ====
  
===== Baker City =====
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Baker City  
  
 
==== Christian Center  ====
 
==== Christian Center  ====
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==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
  
**Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; microfilm FHL #781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
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*Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; {{FHL|100039|item|disp=FHLC}} microfilm 781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)  
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*History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 {{FHL|1344372|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|65095}}
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*Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 {{FHL|1341375|item|disp=FHLC}} ▲ {{FSbook|64943}}
  
===== Baker City First Ward =====
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Baker City First Ward  
  
===== Baker City Second Ward =====
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Baker City Second Ward  
  
===== Baker Valley Ward =====
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Baker Valley Ward  
  
 
==== Church of the Nazarene  ====
 
==== Church of the Nazarene  ====
  
===== Baker City =====
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Baker City  
  
 
==== Community Church  ====
 
==== Community Church  ====
  
===== Elk Horn =====
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Elk Horn  
  
 
==== Episcopal  ====
 
==== Episcopal  ====
  
===== St. Stephen's =====
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St. Stephen's  
  
 
==== Jehovah's Witnesses  ====
 
==== Jehovah's Witnesses  ====
  
===== Baker City =====
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Baker City  
  
 
==== Lutheran  ====
 
==== Lutheran  ====
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==== Pentacostal  ====
 
==== Pentacostal  ====
  
===== Victory Tabernacle =====
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Victory Tabernacle  
  
 
==== Presbyterian  ====
 
==== Presbyterian  ====
  
===== First Presbyterian =====
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First Presbyterian  
  
 
==== Roman Catholic  ====
 
==== Roman Catholic  ====
  
=====St. Francis de Sales  
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St. Francis de Sales  
  
==== Seventh-Day Adventist ====
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*Brief history of the Diocese of Baker {{FHL|615380|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
===== Baker City =====
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==== Seventh-Day Adventist ====
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Baker City
  
 
==== United Methodist  ====
 
==== United Methodist  ====
  
===== Baker City =====
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Baker City  
  
 
=== Directories  ===
 
=== Directories  ===
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*Baker City (Oregon) city directories {{FHL|1119289|item|disp=FHLC}}
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*Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory&nbsp;: including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- {{FHL|82565|item|disp=FHLC}}
  
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
 
=== Funeral Homes  ===
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Baker+City,+Oregon Google map]
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*Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey {{FHL|1154766|item|disp=FHLC}}
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=44.7748748&p_longi=-117.8343848&fid=1167694 USGS GNIS map] for Baker City.
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*[http://oregon.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap.cfm?fid=1167694 Hometown Locator] for Baker City.
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*[http://wikimapia.org/#lat=44.7784233&lon=-117.833004 Wikimapia] for Baker City.
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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*Newspaper clippings from the "Morning Democrat", Baker City, Oregon, 1905-1914 {{FHL|982490|item|disp=FHLC}}<br>Was a early name for today's "Baker City Herald".
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=== Vital Records  ===
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*Funeral records of Baker, Oregon {{FHL|403222|item|disp=FHLC}}<br>Compiled from different funeral homes. Some information may have been extracted from some obituaries.
  
 
=== Images of Baker City  ===
 
=== Images of Baker City  ===
  
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== Family History Center  ==
 
== Family History Center  ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
*[http://www.bakercounty.org/Museum/museum.html Oregon Trail Regional Museum]  
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*[http://www.bakerheritagemuseum.com/ Baker Heritage Museum]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-Heritage-Museum#!/pages/Baker-City-OR/Baker-Heritage-Museum/114213708604408 Baker Heritage Museum Facebook]  
 
*[http://historicbakercity.com/ Historic Baker City]
 
*[http://historicbakercity.com/ Historic Baker City]
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Baker County, Oregon}}{{Oregon|Oregon}}  
{{Baker County, Oregon}}
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[[Category:Baker_County,_Oregon]]
 
[[Category:Baker_County,_Oregon]]

Revision as of 00:52, 18 October 2012

Baker City, Oregon
Map
Map of Baker County highlighting Baker City
Location in Baker County
Map of Oregon highlighting Baker County
Baker County's location in the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 44°46′37″N 117°49′59″W / 44.777°N 117.833°W / 44.777; -117.833
Facts
Founded 1863
Seat Baker City
Or-bakercity-ch.jpg
Address City of Baker City
1655 First Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Website: www.bakercity.com/

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Oregon Gotoarrow-kelly.png Baker County Gotoarrow-kelly.png Baker City

This article is about a city in Oregon. For other localities, see Baker

Contents

Baker City Information

Founded in 1863, platted in 1864, 17th oldest city in Oregon, named for Baker County. Post Office established 27 March 1866 with William F. McCrary as postmaster. In 1911 the name was changed to "Baker" to conform to the new style adopted by the voters. The name was restored in a later election on 7 November 1989.

Baker City was settled for ranching and supply purposes rather than for gold.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Baker City, Oregon
Baker City is the county seat of Baker County since 1875.

Nearby Cities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Baker County Public Library
2400 Resort Street
Baker City, OR 97814
Facebook

Cemeteries

  • Cemetery records of Baker, Oregon FHLC

Baker City Chinese

many had been disinterred and sent to China or California when the Chinatown dwindled

Mount Hope

44°45′57″N 117°49′10″W / 44.7657086°N 117.8193848°W / 44.7657086; -117.8193848

St. Frances de Sales Catholic

(defunct and all remains removed to Mount Hope Cemetery)

Church History and Records

Assemblies of God

Baker City

Baptist

Calvary Baptist

Elkhorn Baptist

First Baptist

Bible Fellowship

Baker Bible Fellowship

Christian Church

Baker City

Christian Center

Christian Science

Church of Christ

Church of God

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907; FHLC microfilm 781501 item 8. (Covers Baker City, Bramwell, Cove, Emmett Idaho, Imbler, Indian Valley, La Grande, Mount Glen, Pine Grove and Union wards.)
  • History of Baker Ward Relief Societies 1896-1980 FHLCFamilySearch Books Online
  • Baker Ward Primary History, Union Stake, 1896-1968 FHLCFamilySearch Books Online

Baker City First Ward

Baker City Second Ward

Baker Valley Ward

Church of the Nazarene

Baker City

Community Church

Elk Horn

Episcopal

St. Stephen's

Jehovah's Witnesses

Baker City

Lutheran

Pentacostal

Victory Tabernacle

Presbyterian

First Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

St. Francis de Sales

  • Brief history of the Diocese of Baker FHLC

Seventh-Day Adventist

Baker City

United Methodist

Baker City

Directories

  • Baker City (Oregon) city directories FHLC
  • Baker (Baker County, Oregon) city directory : including Baker County residents, rural routes, also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory, 1959- FHLC

Funeral Homes

Maps

  • Baker 1955, prepared by the Army Map Service; limited revision by U.S. Geological Survey FHLC

Newspapers

  • Newspaper clippings from the "Morning Democrat", Baker City, Oregon, 1905-1914 FHLC
    Was a early name for today's "Baker City Herald".

Vital Records

  • Funeral records of Baker, Oregon FHLC
    Compiled from different funeral homes. Some information may have been extracted from some obituaries.

Images of Baker City

Family History Center

  • 2625 Hughes Lane, Baker City. Call ahead for times - (541) 523-2397 - More details

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References